I had one back in 73 or I should say we had two, my brother for 357 and mine for 44 magnum.
After the third round the shells were cracking on both (and the loads were mid level as I recall but that was long ago in a state far away).
Never did find out what the base issue was, just throw it away and eventually got a real press.
What did not impress me was all the hammering and pounding required. Not something I would go back to